Realty Income Announces $1.0 Billion Multicurrency Term Loan

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 6, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Realty Income Corporation (Realty Income, NYSE: O), The Monthly Dividend Company®, today announced that it has closed on a $1.0 billion multicurrency unsecured term loan. The loan initially matures in January 2024 and includes two twelve-month extensions that can be exercised at the company’s option.

Pursuant to the terms of the loan, the company’s current A3/A- credit ratings provide for a borrowing rate of 80.0 basis points over the applicable benchmark rate, which includes adjusted SOFR for US Dollar-denominated loans, adjusted SONIA for Sterling-denominated loans, and EURIBOR for Euro-denominated loans. In conjunction with closing, we executed one-year variable-to-fixed interest rate swaps which fix our per annum interest rate at 5.0% over the initial term.

A total of nine lenders are participating in the loan. Toronto Dominion (Texas) LLC is acting as the Administrative Agent. TD Securities (USA) LLC, The Bank of Nova Scotia, BofA Securities, Inc., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., and Mizuho Bank, Ltd. are serving as Joint Bookrunners. TD Securities (USA), LLC, The Bank of Nova Scotia, BofA Securities, Inc., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Mizuho Bank, Ltd., Regions Capital Markets, Truist Securities, Inc., and Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. New York Branch are serving as Joint Lead Arrangers. Bank of America, N.A. and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. are serving as Syndication Agents. The Bank of Nova Scotia, Mizuho Bank, Ltd., Regions Bank, Truist Bank, and Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. New York Branch are serving as Documentation Agents. Affiliates of the foregoing financial institutions and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association are serving as lenders.

“We value our longstanding partnership with our lenders, and we are appreciative of the continued support represented by this financing. This term loan bolsters our financial flexibility and liquidity profile, supporting our capacity to be disciplined capital allocators in the near term,” said Christie Kelly, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Realty Income.

About Realty Income
Realty Income, The Monthly Dividend Company®, is an S&P 500 company and member of the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats® index. We invest in people and places to deliver dependable monthly dividends that increase over time. The company is structured as a REIT, and its monthly dividends are supported by the cash flow from over 11,700 real estate properties owned under long-term net lease agreements with commercial clients. To date, the company has declared 630 consecutive common stock monthly dividends throughout its 54-year operating history and increased the dividend 118 times since Realty Income’s public listing in 1994 (NYSE: O). Additional information about the company can be obtained from the corporate website at

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SOURCE Realty Income Corporation


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